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ISC-3: The Industrial Source Complex Model

The User's Guide for the ISC3 model is adapted from the USEPA documents:

  • EPA-454/B-95-003a, USER'S GUIDE FOR THE INDUSTRIAL SOURCE COMPLEX (ISC3) DISPERSION MODELS VOLUME I - USER INSTRUCTIONS and

  • EPA-454/B-95-003b, USER'S GUIDE FOR THE INDUSTRIAL SOURCE COMPLEX (ISC3) DISPERSION MODELS VOLUME II - DESCRIPTION OF MODEL ALGORITHMS

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards; Emissions, Monitoring, and Analysis Division; Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27711, September 1995.

The User's Guide for the ISC3 Models has been prepared by Pacific Environmental Services, Inc., Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. This effort has been funded by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under Contract No. 68-D30032, with Desmond T. Bailey as Work Assignment Manager (WAM). The technical description for the dry deposition algorithm was developed from material prepared by Sigma Research Corporation and funded by EPA under Contract No. 68-D90067, with Jawad S. Touma as WAM.



Table of Contents

Introduction to the ISC-3 Models

1.0 THE ISC SHORT-TERM DISPERSION MODEL EQUATIONS

1.1 POINT SOURCE EMISSIONS

1.1.1 The Gaussian Equation

1.1.2 Downwind and Crosswind Distances

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